Thursday Movie Picks: Period Drama

Hey, guys!
Welcome to another entry for Thursday Movie Picks.
It’s a series hosted by Wandering through the Shelves, so if you want to join the party, head over to her blog! It’s pretty easy: check out each week’s topic and come up with 3 to 5 movies that fit the theme.
This week I’ll talk about some of my favorite period dramas. There are tons of good films out there that would fit the description, but I’ll just go with the ones that popped in my head first!

#1 Ever After

This one is absolutely magical. Starring Drew Barrymore, Ever After is a super smart take on the fairy-tale Cinderella. It’s all around enchanting, so make sure to give it a shot!

#2 Les Misérables

I’m a bit late to the party with this one, as I first watched it two months ago. However, I was hooked from the first song on. The movie was great and my Spotify playlist now consists mostly of the score!

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Movie Mania: Cinderella (2015)

I’m currently catching up with all the magical and fairytale themed movies that were pretty big in the last few years. After I rambled a bit about Maleficent, today I want to introduce you all to the 2015 adaptation of a well-known fairytale: Cinderella.

 

The Plot:
Once upon a time there lived Cinderella, a wonderful and pretty girl everybody loved. But then her mother died and her father got married again – to an awful woman with two daughters of her own. After the father too passed away Cinderella was degraded to a maid, having to clean, to cook and to do everything else for her spoiled step-sister.
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